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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 21 km WNW of Solhan, Turkey

Earthquake location 39.0607S, 40.8123WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Solhan in Turkey. Global time and date of event 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 18:57:02 / June 10, 2016 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 40.8123 East, latitude 39.0607 North, depth = 23.83 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.83 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:57:02 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200063mk. Unique identifier: us200063mk.

Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kulp (c. 26 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kovancılar (c. 23 000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Korkut, Kovancılar, Kocaköy (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km WNW of Solhan, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 40.8123° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0607° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km WNW of Solhan, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-10 18:57:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-10 20:30:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.986 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200063mk Id of event.
Event Code 200063mk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200063mk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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